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Side effect(s) of Leflunomide

Read the side effects of Leflunomide as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Body as a Whole- Pus, cyst, fever, hernia, uneasiness, neck pain and pelvic pain.

Heart- Chest pain, headache, palpitation, fast heart rate and dilatation/inflammation of blood vessels.

Gastrointestinal- Gallstone, constipation, flatulence, inflammation of gastrointestinal tract, blood in stool, mouth infection, salivary gland enlargement and tooth disorder.

Blood- Anemia and skin discoloration.

Metabolic- Increased sugar/cholesterol/liver enzymes and swelling in the extremities.

Musculoskeletal- Joint/muscle pain, gangrene, bone pain, joint inflammation, muscle cramps and tendon rupture.

Central Nervous System- Anxiety, depression, dry mouth, sleeplessness, nerve pain, increased sweating and fainting.

Respiratory- Asthma, difficulty in breathing, nose bleed and lung disorder.

Skin- Pimples, inflammation, hair discoloration, blood clot, infection, rash, nail disorders, skin discoloration, skin nodule, subcutaneous nodule, skin ulcer and worsening psoriasis.

Eye and ENT- Blurred vision, cataract, inflammation of conjunctiva, eye disorder and taste perversion.

Genitourinary- Inflammation of bladder, painful urination, blood in urine, menstrual disorder, prostate disorder, urinary frequency and vaginal infection.

Other Precautions : * Patient may develop with serious liver or lung problem, monitor liver or lung function, complete blood counts during the treatment.

Drug Name : Leflunomide

Leflunomide(Arava tab) generic is a pyrimidine synthesis inhibitor, prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis. The medication reduces joint damage and enhances physical activity. It blocks certain enzymes responsible for abnormal tissue development or growth.
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